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Sweeteners

What Is Coconut Sugar and Is It Actually Good for You?

As more and more people seek to cut sugar from their diets, the search for natural and healthier alternatives has ramped up exponentially in recent years. Beyond agave and stevia, there's another sweetener...
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Pepsi Throwback replaced by "Pepsi made with Real Sugar"

mcsheridan
by mcsheridan 5 years ago

Just found this replacement product today where the Throwback used to be. After checking the label to make sure no artificial sweeteners had snuck in there, I bought exactly one 2 liter bottle to c...

Xylitol sweetener questions

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by MIMIMOM 1 year ago

I found out a couple of weeks ago that I'm diabetic. This hit me out of the blue - I guess it does most who get this kind of news. My doctor wants me to try the Mediterranean Diet with as little ...

Best products without High Fructose Corn syrup?

Mission
by Mission 11 years ago

Best products without High Fructose Corn syrup? I am trying to avoid HFCS and would love to hear peoples suggestions on their favorite HFCS free products. Products who use real sugar,cane juice,...

Best tea for ICE tea

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by Soup 11 years ago

Here is the DC area the summer heat and humidity has started early this year. Family is shouting for good ice tea. The wife has been buying Arizona and Lipton green tea (the premade stuff). ...

Sugar-free/low-carb icecream for diabetics?

Kajikit
by Kajikit 7 years ago

DH has requested icecream... so I bought a few brands to try, and they all taste very different. Publix sugar-free vanilla was very disappointing (strong chemical flavour) and Edys sugar-free choco...

Low carb sweets that don't use chemical fake sweeteners

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by blackpointyboots 7 years ago

Looking for ideas to make lower carb sweets, desserts, coffee flavoring syrup etc. Neither of us can tolerate fake sweeteners like Nutrasweet. Are there recipes that tolerate less sugar or a 50/50 ...

substitute for golden syrup

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by dan goldberg 17 years ago

I have a cake recipe which calls for "golden syrup"--I'm not certain what this is--more importantly, what might be a substitute for "golden syrup"? Thanks.

What is a good substitute for honey?

sarahjay
by sarahjay 11 years ago

I've always had great success with the No Knead Challah recipe from Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes a Day (recipe available at www.thekitchn.com/thekitchn/baked-good/recipe-noknead-challah-043363 ) and ...

Starbucks "skinny": when did this happen? I'm poisoned!!

danna
by danna 7 years ago

When did "skinny" stop meaning "skim milk" and start meaning skim milk AND sugar-free ? I usually get drip coffee, but the grinder was broken, so I got a "skinny mocha". The damn thing was disgus...

Stevia

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by jounipesonen 3 years ago

Is Stevia available in edible form? Every time I try it - the taste is HORRIBLE! It's even worse than all the 'diet' sodas I've run ino - 'Zero' or whatever.

Why Diet Pepsi's Recipe Change Makes No Sense

MGZ
by MGZ 4 years ago

Food, health ,science, hysteria, whatever . . . it's a good read on the changes going on in our food products and the reasons therefore. I guess worries about the food supply are still less insa...

Economics of High Fructose Corn Syrup vs. Cane Sugar in Soda

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by Dave Feldman 4 years ago

Let us live in a fantasy world where Coca-Cola decides to dump HFCS for cane sugar in its signature soft drink. Boutique sodas that use cane sugar charge quite a bit for the privilege, while Coke ...

Corn Syrup - WHY is it in everything???

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by sivyaleah 13 years ago

Ok, I already know the answer to this question but I guess I'm just venting. I don't understand why corn syrup has become such a staple ingredient in everything I purchase in the supermarket. It...

blue agave sweetener--how do you use it?

jperes167
by jperes167 11 years ago

Any pointers out there? I picked up some at Trader Joe's. Reminiscient in texture and flavor of a light-bodied honey, no distinctive flavor, really. Thanks for any information. I've looked at...

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